Essays Tagged: "Russian"

The Effect of the Russian Orthodox Religion on the Culture of Russia

onstantinople by Prince Vladimir in 988 introduced cultural influences that profoundly affected the Russian consciousness. As the people embraced Orthodoxy it developed a uniquely Russian flavor and r ... the people embraced Orthodoxy it developed a uniquely Russian flavor and rooted deep in the fertile Russian soul. Orthodoxy had a major impact on politics, art, and nearly every other aspect of Russia ...

(4 pages) 115 0 4.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Causes of the 1917 russian revolution

short term that finally brought out the peoples strength.There were many long-term reasons for the Russian people being dissatisfied. The people weren't being governed properly. This was because Russ ... dents soon found themselves exiled to Siberia.One of the most important sources to the Tsar was the Russian army. He used the troops to control everything and anything, especially when things were get ...

(10 pages) 167 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

What was the cause of the Russian Revolution that lead to the downfall of the czarist regime in Russia?

***Note***References made to the Russian Revolution refer to the one that lead to the downfall of the czarist regime, and not that of ... of the czarist regime, and not that of Alexander Krevensky's provisional government. Causes of the Russian Revolution refer to the downfall of Nicholas II's regime.There were three causes that sparke ... rdness, and wars Russia was involved in.The whole concept of an autocratic state didn't please many Russians who wanted a government where the common man had more rights and power. Nicholas II made re ...

(7 pages) 138 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Day in the life of Ivan Denisovich: The protagonist predicament

ovich" is his patronymic name; the form of his name in the title is a form of respectful address in Russian. Shukov is the name presumably of his parents. He uses his determination, resourcefulness, a ... spoon in, a young man crossed himself. A West Ukrainian, that meant, and a new arrival too, as for Russians, they'd forgotten which hand to cross themselves with." P . This illustrates the destructiv ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Cherry Orchard" and Russian Society by Chekhov.

en by Chekhov. It is set in Russia during the 1800's and was written with much symbolization to the Russian society at this time. The characters were chosen to represent different beliefs and entire g ... g the 1800's. There are even words which the characters use to show the thoughts and feeling of the Russians during the time period. Each act in the play has many similarities and symbolizes some part ...

(2 pages) 77 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is about the history of the russian and bosnian people.

Historically and politically, the Bosnians and the Russians are aperfect match.This history started in the middle of the first thousandyears A.D. when ... accepted the Eastern Orthodoxreligion at around the time the Serbs did. This religious bond betweenRussians and Serbs was very strong and the two groups supported oneanother for virtually their entir ... another for virtually their entire history up to and including moderntimes. The Serbs supported the Russians in almost all their wars andhelped the Russians gain control of part of the Eastern Mediter ...

(3 pages) 50 0 2.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Was the Civilizing Mission truly meant to civilize the people of Central Asia?

to safeguard its interests in India. While it was never made clear in Hopkirk's book that the true Russian dream was the conquest of India and not of Central Asia, but I think that it was indirectly ... large area extending right down to our Indian watershed" (Hopkirk 465). This was the area that the Russians claimed to be their own or the area that they were going to conquer. Also, in many other en ...

(7 pages) 36 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Alexander Pushkin,

Alexander Sergyeevich PushkinPushkin the Russian 19th century author is considered his country's greatest and the founder of modern Russian l ... omplexion (dark skin) and black hair the depict vividly his African ancestry; his revoluationalized Russian literature with narrative poems, love poem, political poems, short stores, novels and fairy ... poems, short stores, novels and fairy tales made him the greatest poet in Russia the father of the Russian Language and outstanding gift for Africa, and his pretty wife's frivolous social life which ...

(1 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The 1905 Russian Revolution

1905 Russian Revolution The causes of the 1905 revolution in Russia can be traced back as far as 1861. T ... n 1905, most of which are related to the events of the year itself. The agitation and unrest of the Russian people began to show itself when the war against Japan began in February of 1904. It was tho ... ry strikes begun in Putilov steelworks after the dismissal of some men belonging to the Assembly of Russian Workers. Father George Gapon, a young and popular priest with an interest in the welfare of ...

(4 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ethnographic Experience

(this is in first person my opinion of what happened)For my ethnographic experience I went to a Russian Festival at SMU. It was a very interesting celebration of the Russian Heritage. It had bits ... y interesting celebration of the Russian Heritage. It had bits and pieces from different aspects of Russian life. There were different tables set up showing off all sorts of different things from Russ ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Causes of the Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution in 1905 was important in Russian History. The Economic problems, the Russo-Japane ... oblems, the Russo-Japanese war, and problems with the Czar Nicholas II were the major causes of the Russian Revolution.After the Russo-Japanese War ended, economic problems in Russia started to kick i ... iers went hungry and did not have proper equipment, such as shoes or even weapons. Famine swept the Russian military forces which further threatened their defeat. Back in Russia, transportation starte ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Essay about the causes for revolution in pre-communist Russia

h millions of citizens changed radically in under a year. Through political and military means, the Russian state, its people; and the world had transformed from a crumbling empire of royal dictators ... that was in place had changed into a whole kind of governance, filled with promise and hope for the Russian people. The story of the Russian Revolution was almost legendary.At the time of and in the t ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ethnographic Experience

For my ethnographic experience I went to a Russian Festival at SMU. It was a very interesting celebration of the Russian Heritage. It had bits ... y interesting celebration of the Russian Heritage. It had bits and pieces from different aspects of Russian life. There were different tables set up showing off all sorts of different things from Russ ... ers had food set out for you to taste the food that they serve regularly in Russia. They also had a Russian art exhibit set up for people to walk through and admire. Going through each of the tables a ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Alexander III

autocracy, orthodoxy, and its nationality, that anyone thought to be questioning his power, or the Russian Orthodox Church, was killed. His was a very imposing leader. Being six feet, four inches tal ... , you did it, and did it exactly the way he told you to.He had a deep passion to keep Russia a pure Russian Empire. He made Russian the countries official language. Anyone who spoke a native language ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Causes And Effects Of Nuclear Weapons

ar lost the most lives and money because of the war. Twenty million were dead and over a quarter of Russian's capital equipment was lost. The last thing Russia wanted was another war. In order to prot ... had stockpiled 200 fatman-type bombs (Chronology 1). The race towards nuclear supremacy was on. The Russians would now come to the tables for talks on how nuclear weapons should be tested, but no deci ...

(7 pages) 61 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

THe Cherry Orchard

ov also experiences the loss of the orchard as a ?privilege class being demoted to the whole of the Russian people.? Firs is a highly symbolic character. He is a "remnant of the past", being the oldes ... hange that will make Russia a better place, and make it more equal. Firs represents one side of the Russian serfs' freedom, while Lopahin represents the other.For Lopahin, the orchard represents ?both ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Alexander Nevsky

nism and call to arms against the Teutonic Knights during medieval Russia. The time is 1242 and the Russian people are under the reigns of the Mongols when they learn of an attack by the German Teuton ... er Nevsky, played by one of Russia's finest actors of that time, Nikolai Cherkassov is asked by the Russians to lead them against the enemy, The Teutonic Knights.The famous "Battle on the ice scene" a ...

(5 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The American Dream Vs The Russian Soul

ng a national pride and hinders them form pressing on with a forward notion of being, what renowned Russian author Dostoevsky states- real Russians ;obtaining a universal manhood. The overall Russian ... rnment over the people, a poor economic climate and unhealthy social relations. The majority of the Russian people are strict defenders of the status quo, they opt and value security and strong social ...

(6 pages) 1318 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Causes of the 1917 Russian Revolution

The 1917 Russian revolution was triggered by many different events and their outcomes in the time of Tsar Nic ... was hopeless by 1916 and this led to many more harsh defeats. There were many stages leading to the Russian Revolution of 1917 which included the fall of Tsarism which was the February revolution, for ... ng a provisional government, the return of Lenin, and the October revolution.The first stage of the Russian revolution was the fall of Tsarism which was influenced by many decisions events and people ...

(2 pages) 631 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers